For Immediate Release · Thursday, May 4, 2017 · firstname.lastname@example.org
York, Pa. – First-year Jonathan Gorel (Jessup, Md./Hammond) was the lone St. Mary's College of Maryland men's tennis player to gain a spot on the 2017 All-Capital Athletic Conference Men's Tennis Team, which was released by Assistant CAC Commissioner Tim Mowrer Thursday morning.
Gorel landed on the second team at No. 1 singles and is the first Seahawk men's tennis player to garner all-conference accolades since Andrew Gear '14 picked up second team honors at No. 1 singles in 2014.
He posted an 8-7 (2-2 CAC) overall record at No. 1 singles before being sidelined with a season-ending injury and missing the final two matches of the season. Gorel went 7-6 in dual matches and 1-1 at the ITA Southeast Regional Championships on October 1-3.
In doubles action, Gorel notched a 9-9 overall record between play at No. 1 and No. 2 doubles with junior captain Connor McKissick (Leonardtown, Md./Leonardtown) and fellow classmate Ethan Garren (Arnold, Md./Broadneck), respectively. He tallied a 3-0 dual match record at No. 2 doubles and a 3-1 mark at ITA Southeast Regional Championships with Garren.
Gorel and Garren opened up the 2016-17 season with six straight triumphs before falling in the championship match of the B3 doubles at ITA's in October.
Gorel finished his rookie campaign third on the team in both singles and doubles victories.
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